His Canvas

His Canvas

A Poem by Chelsea
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His canvas, empty. Filled day by day. Seven days, your work complete!

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His Canvas

God’s canvas, empty

Creating scenery. Detail by detail. All perfection.

Slippery slopes, shimmering bodies of waters. You create land.

You fling the moon and sun into your skies; creating light

Splatter painting he does; spilling shiny stars

Darkened clouds painted about; fluffy white ones to go with.

Blowing to dry your painting. You breathe life.

You sweep the paintbrush across; animals following your lead

You work each face; feature by feature. A masterpiece each one of us are.

Satisfaction, you achieve. Your dear painting.

 

© 2010 Chelsea


Author's Note

Chelsea
I was reading my bible and was struck by the thought of God creating the world. I know this poem will never live up to that but hey, I tried!
Please tell me what you think! Thank you :)

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One word that comes to mind is humanity. You see a lot of that here with the words used in this poem. The imagery is once again fantastic. Each line flowing with the other. I could see this expanded a little more, maybe add in a line with the forests and deserts. Just a suggestion. Yet again another great piece of work.

-Writer *78*

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This is a very unique way to describe the story of Creation. You have painted beautiful imagery in this piece with a calm feel.

Posted 9 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

This is good :)

Posted 9 Years Ago


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poetgirl this is absolutely stunning how you did this poem i really like it.......... AMAZING

Posted 9 Years Ago


Oh, PoetGirl, this is just absolutely stunning! Such lovely imagery of the beauties and wonders of the universe....amazing.

Posted 9 Years Ago



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Chelsea
Chelsea

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